In an online article published on 15 March 2019, energy expert Dr Martin Gill asks whether energy retailers are “ …us[ing] smart meter data to deny consumers access to the cheapest energy deals.”
Dr Gill’s article undertakes an analysis of the AEMC’s three smart meter services. The analysis reveals that the savings do not outweigh the costs. The analysis does not include the societal costs of using smart meter services and data against consumers.
It still finds:
The reason consumers can’t identify any benefits from the AEMC’s smart meter rollout is because they don’t exist.
Start reading the article here.